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Master's Degree, Information Communication Technology

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You Can Run Containers on AWS Amplify Now

I feel like this is similar to what Vercel (now) did with the...

Example SSG website performance results

I think the other comments are not worded the best to be cons...

Svelte for Sites, React for Apps

That would be my happy place, if we could declare what should...

Svelte for Sites, React for Apps

So it really depends on what you need. My gripe is not what y...

Svelte for Sites, React for Apps

So, I appreciate all your stats but your really missing the p...

Svelte for Sites, React for Apps

I am less concerned with the tech. I even think Svelte is ove...

Against Namespacing Personal Sites

Yeah, I just feel it always starts and includes the urls. Eve...

Against Namespacing Personal Sites

This is called information architecture formally. The IA of...

How long did you have to wait?

A few years ago I hired three interns from a boot camp in Den...

How long did you have to wait?

A lot of internships are paid! My company has paid internship...

How long did you have to wait?

I recommend looking for internships. It’s a great way for com...

Why Mandarine is by far the best server-side framework in Deno

I really appreciate the write up. Thank you!

Deno 1.2.0: Url Argument Type Solutions

Nice write up. I have been using comments to track the versi...

Why Mandarine is by far the best server-side framework in Deno

@andreespirela , great write up, thank you. I am still not ...

What's your favourite WYSIWYG editor?

Front page, circa 1996

How is Deno coming along?

There is no package management. It’s not ideal. Create a de...

How is Deno coming along?

Many issues can’t be solved in node that deno solves. I don...

How is Deno coming along?

Pika package, skypack, and unpkg. Basically those services ...

How is Deno coming along?

You are kinda wrong here. Node has issues. Deno solves many o...

How is Deno coming along?

I see some things about deno vs node, but they are fairly wro...

Mozilla's layoffs are bad news for developers

This one truly makes me sad. They had a rust power browser,...

Can I contribute to open source projects ?

Don’t wait, start. You are new, but your not useless. Her...

Managing the codebase for a coding platform I wrote in 8 weeks as a highschooler

It’s too early to know what will work. I think a good start...

Managing the codebase for a coding platform I wrote in 8 weeks as a highschooler

So I am not sure my advice is what you want to hear. I don’t ...

Remote workers: Are there any methods for saving on car insurance based on how little you drive?

Some insurance companies have programs where they send you a ...

Finally Done with my personal portfolio Website.

Nice. I would think about making it responsive. As amazin...

Why is Isomorphic JavaScript not longer talked about?

Yeah. It’s better and can be worth it for sure. But it can ma...

Why is Isomorphic JavaScript not longer talked about?

I actually think people don’t do it, because it’s difficult ...

Developer with New Baby Coming Soon — HELP!

And don’t stress about it, you will bond in time. It is diffe...

Why is Isomorphic JavaScript not longer talked about?

I don’t agree that it’s common place. Many things don’t use t...

Developer with New Baby Coming Soon — HELP!

Let me start with the most obvious. All babies are differen...

Better TypeScript... With JavaScript

Sorry replying again. The cognitive piece I totally get. It’s...

Better TypeScript... With JavaScript

Yeah you are spot on with the bundle size. But this will vary...

Better TypeScript... With JavaScript

I hear you on typescript. I have a love/hate relationship wit...

UI Design Applications

I find Figma to be the best. I have used Sketch as well. Both...

8 Landing Page Tips from Rob Hope

Sounds like you got some really great feedback. I agree that...

What's the most efficient way to load custom fonts on the web

Can’t believe no one mentioned subfont. It creates a local ...

Which game are you playing right now?

Final Fantasy VII Remake

10 Things I Regret About Node.js

Nothing that has the words Oracle in it will be the future ou...

Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is 😈

Modern web development is broken. We spend too much energy on...

For standing desk owners, how do you manage your sit/stand schedule?

I for sure don’t hold a schedule. If I have to run after the ...

Is TypeScript Really... A Language??

Not sure this is much of a debate. It’s a language, it just...

Make your own Dev.to CMS livestream - Part 1

The biggest issue I have is that gammerly does not work in ...

There are 9 falsy values in JavaScript inside of a browser. Can you name them all?

Is document.all really part of JS? I don’t think you can ac...

New UI for Covid-19 tracker and PWA support

Scrolling right around the map won’t show occurrences, but ...

Announcing WheelJS - The Future of JavaScript

Totally a mistake, but amazing.

Announcing WheelJS - The Future of JavaScript

Omg... this is the best thing ever since no code. Thank you...

Every Web Performance Test Tool

You should add latency.apex.sh/ It let’s you compare two u...

SOS! CSS is eating my timeline!

Normally you use webpack or rollup with PostCSS and a dev s...

How do you avoid rabbit holes?

I don’t.... next thing I know several hours went by and I mis...

snake_case, camelCase, or dash-case?

I don’t have a dog in the fight, except this. I always tr...

Make VS Code Your Default Git Editor 📝

Very cool. I never got the code command to work on my machi...

Building an A4 resume to add to your website (and making it printable)

You should be able to “display:none” items in a print media...

Building an A4 resume to add to your website (and making it printable)

What a great example of grid, to use html to create a page ...

Quit Google Analytics, Self-hosted Gatsby Statistics with Ackee

Have you seen simpleanalytics.com/ I have been using it for ...

Laptop Performance Matters

100% I agree, I just know that for my job it’s much worse t...

Laptop Performance Matters

Your article is really well written and you are spot on. I ...

The Three Rules of Snakes: A Management Metaphor from Netscape's James Barksdale

Working at enterprises TOU kind of see two opposite viewpoi...

Blogs are harmful and we are learning wrongly!

I understand your frustration and your point. But the inter...

How I Built a Markdown Editor Earning $1300/mo Profit — Inkdrop

Well done. App looks nice, same with the site. It is a crow...

Tailwind CSS static navbar with shadow on scroll for Vue applications

Your thought was my initial thought also but I have revisited...

6 HTML tips you did not know.

Great tips! Thank you.

JavaScript Modules Worth Using 🔥

Nice write up. Thank you!

The ONE tip you need to actually finish side projects!

Ohh I like this mind hack. I am going to try this! Thank yo...

Creating custom VSCode Snippets

Haha. I didn’t even know they had built in snippets. Must o...

Can a site be too large for the JAMstack?

For me I think the bigger issue is how to build fast enough...

Daily Developer Jokes - Friday, Jan 31, 2020

Nice!

Daily Developer Jokes - Sunday, Jan 19, 2020

For sure Fred, go for it!

What's your most up-to-date opinion on "monolith vs microservices"?

I am not sure it’s just a choice between those two anymore....

5 optimizations to make your page run faster

Really great write up. I didn’t know about the chrome cover...

💻💨 Quick TypeScript - Make Object Literal Properties Read-only

Great tip! Thank you. Didn’t know this one.

“Should I get certified?”

I totally see this. When I hire I use practical skills the po...

The moment I accepted that my lifelong aspiration was not my passion

Good for you. I had something similar. I have been buildi...

What CSS framework would you recommend to pick-up in 2020?

I would avoid any framework that does button, input, button...

What are your thoughts on Tailwind CSS?

Big fan. It takes a few hours to get use too it. But it s...

What is the best way to organize methods/functions within a file?

I typically avoid classes in JS. I do put all functions in...

Question about React

/thumbsup

Is software development seasonal?

I don’t know about seasonal in the calendar sense. But ext...

Why I wrote Real Tough Software

Congrats on the new book!

Free SQL hosting providers ?

Not SQL, but I am a huge fan of fauna DB. Super generous fr...

Using getters/setters as opposed to methods?

I really don’t use them. Mostly because I keep forgetting t...

Marvelous Frameworks

Agree. I don’t use it really anymore. But it’s because I us...

Joel is stepping down from Stack Overflow

I mean, ok. I think change may be good. I stopped using ...

Name three CSS Properties You Were Surprised Existed

You win... I didn’t know about any of those.

What are your thoughts on how open source maintainers solicit for financial support?

I wish it was big companies. But honestly, I look to how Vu...

Marvelous Frameworks

Love that Hulk is jQuery. I mean most sites still run it, a...

When did you consider yourself a developer?

When I built my first game or website. It was many years la...

How do you organize development projects on your computer?

I have a GitHub folder that I drop everything into. Every r...

What are some common falsehoods about working as a software developer?

That I know how to fix my families computers. I mean, I do...

5 CSS interview questions one should know [part 2]

For number three, you are mostly right. I think it’s more o...

Local storage question

The code is hard to read. Can you update with a formatted b...

Micro Frontends: a deep dive into the latest industry trend.

I am sorry, but this is a organizational issue hiding behin...

Advanced TypeScript series. Would you be interested?

Please do this! I will try and think of some other things p...

What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel most anxious while you're working with them?

Docker, every time I touch it I feel like I waste so much t...

$70,000 in revenue with CSS Scan browser extension!

What does it do? Why are people paying for it. Congrats t...

How to animate SVG signature

Worked great! Nice job. 😃

What are the best Funniest code comments in the source code you have ever found?

Just wow. Now I want a monkey, even though I don’t have a...

What are the best Funniest code comments in the source code you have ever found?

// not sure why the F*** this works - don’t touch

I'm Joining the Team at DEV

Congrats on joining. I love watching the DEV team grow. It’...

Become a mature developer, not a senior developer

Well written, but a lot to unpack here. I think what you ar...

I am a remarkably productive software developer when I'm procrastinating on a non-coding task

I run it on my Mac. I use Shadow.tech to give me a full ga...

Thank you DEV and everyone! 🤝 I have become one of the Distinguished Authors of 2019!

Nice! Pics after you cover your laptop!

I am a remarkably productive software developer when I'm procrastinating on a non-coding task

Not me... I just found magic the gathering arena...

Fantastic Bugs and Where to Find Them

I didn’t actually read the article 😌, I have 5 minutes to s...

How to add a gradient overlay to text with CSS

Love it. It’s great to see fun stuff like this. You do it...

Svelte: Google Sign In/Out

Thanks for the write up. What is neat about your examples...

Has your job impacted your physical health?

Yep. Sitting is the new smoking. I have also found it diffi...

DEV Article Analysis

Very very cool. Nice work. I love this.

How to render your sitemap.xml file in your Svelte/Sapper blog

I didn’t have to fetch the sitemap.xml as long as you have ...

Daily Developer Jokes - Sunday, Jan 19, 2020

Why do C# developers only drink tea? Because they don’t kn...

What's the most wasteful software?

Hands down, images. Every website loads images that are wa...

[COMPARISON] Webpack or Parcel, which one is better?

Yep, they are a bundle, but from a very different perspective...

[COMPARISON] Webpack or Parcel, which one is better?

That is actually by design. I don’t think it’s a fair compa...

What was your win this week?

Yeah you did! It was a good article.

What was your win this week?

I had a really interesting conversation with a founder abou...

Level Up Your Front-end Testing Game With Wallaby.js

I don’t disagree. I have or still do pay for a lot of the...

The dangers of async/await

What a great write up. This is super valid code smell. I fo...

Level Up Your Front-end Testing Game With Wallaby.js

I really love the concept. I was tracking this when they fi...

Welcome Thread - v56

Is that the first question everyone asks you normally?

Welcome Thread - v56

Is it turtles all the way down?

Will client-heavy avatar-based teleconferencing be a thing soon?

Not sure I need the avatar. The screen sharing is the bigge...

Generating realistic t-shirt mock-ups with CSS mix-blend-mode and Puppeteer

Really really cool!

What are the hardest coding terms to search for?

When I was developing for Adobe Experience Manager, it had ...

Tell me about the worst CSS you've ever had to deal with

1000 files. Man I bet your Git history was amazing. The m...

Tell me about the worst CSS you've ever had to deal with

It was everything. The previous platform was on a CMS tha...

Tell me about the worst CSS you've ever had to deal with

I worked at a fortune 10 company, that had a 8 year old ent...

& nbsp ; stands for "non-breaking space" 🤯

Such a honest tweet! It’s crazy how many things in differ...

How YOU can learn to use Svelte for your next JS project

Yeah I agree with Chris. I will say that I see a lot of b...

How YOU can learn to use Svelte for your next JS project

How are you prerendering svelte? We used Sapper, but it has...

How YOU can learn to use Svelte for your next JS project

Which one did you find luck with?

How YOU can learn to use Svelte for your next JS project

Svelte does not support routing out of the box. The closest...

How to animate SVG signature

Just some feedback about your about me page. On mobile, t...

How to animate SVG signature

Wow. I never new how these svgs were doing a drawing effect...

Don't sacrifice user experience for a better developer experience

When I read your title, I thought it was a slightly differe...

The Cost of Investing Too Heavily in a JavaScript Framework

This does not change my opinion. I mean I run sites on Gr...

The Cost of Investing Too Heavily in a JavaScript Framework

I think the future is a standard, like web components. My...

Tell me about a time you messed up

I use to be a game developer. One time I corrupted the ex...

Will you write code after you retire? How will your relationship with our craft change?

100 percent I will. I see myself going two different ways. ...

I Built Daily Developer Jokes and the First Ever DEV Bot

I think that’s a fair and great place to start. One thing...

I Built Daily Developer Jokes and the First Ever DEV Bot

Maybe we need DEV to have a official tag or identification ...

I Built Daily Developer Jokes and the First Ever DEV Bot

Well done.

Creating a package for Svelte

Awesome! Ty.

Creating a package for Svelte

‘’’ "main": "dist/index.js", "module": "dist/index....

Svelte Needs A Virtual DOM

Ok at this point your not really reading or consuming other...

Svelte Needs A Virtual DOM

Where do you see proof that svelte can’t handle something lik...

Svelte Needs A Virtual DOM

Your missing my point. It does not matter the library does ...

Tell me an unpopular software opinion

SPA are bad for the internet. Long live SPAs.

Svelte Needs A Virtual DOM

React does not handle more scenarios. React exposes more ho...

Svelte Needs A Virtual DOM

I feel like you are looking at this wrong... There are two t...

Creating a package for Svelte

Great write up. What does the svelte part o the npm packa...

Things to consider for good typography on the web.

What a great post. I have used some of these, but this show...

Are CSS and HTML programming languages?

It better be... I tell people I am a programmer. Don’t take...

Stencil: I Think I Found My Frontend Home

pianomanfrazier.com/post/comparing... This is just one exa...

Stencil: I Think I Found My Frontend Home

I mean there are many more reasons. I just don’t care for h...

Stencil: I Think I Found My Frontend Home

Yeah. Sapper is not ready for prime time as a live server i...

Stencil: I Think I Found My Frontend Home

The big issue for me with stencil, besides looking like ang...

How much does audio quality matter to you with your headphone music?

I use Apple Music, but mostly listen to podcasts. I have ...

23 lesser known VS Code Shortcuts as GIF

Really great write up. Thank you!

I'm Going Back to being a DEV Community Member

I just found this article randomly and started to read the ...

2020 is the year I do kettlebell exercises while I wait for tests to pass or code to deploy.

Ohh man.... so much pain your taking on. Good for you! Stic...

Svelte + Tailwind + Parcel = Awesome!

I really love this. But I need static site generation and h...

Statically generated website with Svelte and Sapper

github.com/khrome83/khrome.dev You can check out my source...

Statically generated website with Svelte and Sapper

Nice write up. I did this for Khrome.dev. We started to ado...

What was your win this past week?

Decided to start a new project. Made it my 2020 goal to bui...

Dev predictions for 2020

We can keep debating if you want. You said it was modifi...

Dev predictions for 2020

I think this is a pretty fair list. Nice working outta f th...

Dev predictions for 2020

There are a few things I disagree with. Svelte is a compil...

What's the Node framework landscape like?

I hate to say this, but Express is still stable and reliabl...

What's your personal productivity software stack?

I use Brave for my every day surfing. Figma for design. ...

What is the most overworked you've ever been?

So I use to be a game developer. I can probably stop the ex...

What changes are you making in 2020?

I want to build something people pay for... I am struggli...

[Rambling] What does it mean to be a software engineer?

So TypeScript has a lot of benefits. The biggest thing with...

"Coding is 30% of the Job"

I agree with this 100%. It’s something we don’t think about...

[Rambling] What does it mean to be a software engineer?

It means I spend 60% of my time implanting tools and framew...

How do you learn to talk about your work?

Most of my job is talking about trade offs and providing re...

I still have to Google...

DuckDuckGo.... For me it is switch syntax. I know it, but...

What’s with thinking out loud in technical interviews?

Yep, that is exactly the idea. For me that is a practical a...

What’s with thinking out loud in technical interviews?

I believe my first comment is a fine example. Talk out lo...

What’s with thinking out loud in technical interviews?

Don’t disagree. I think it’s the easier way to get people t...

What’s with thinking out loud in technical interviews?

We do pair programming assessments and white board conversa...

On the Occasional Misdiagnosis of "Not Invented Here Syndrome"

Great article. I would make the argument that for front end...

What’s the most under-appreciated software?

100 percent this!

Drawing Homer Simpson using circles in CSS

Just wow. Really interesting technique! Really amazing stuf...

What’s the most under-appreciated software?

I hate saying this... but PowerPoint. Excel takes some kn...

You can now generate self-hostable static blogs right from your DEV content via Stackbit

@ben is this a one time data migration, or is something pu...

Hoppscotch 👽 - An open sourced, free, fast & beautiful API request builder

Really impressive Liyas. This is really great work!

Document your Javascript code with JSDoc

Great write up, thank you!

What would your opinion be of a "reading position" indicator on DEV?

I think you should do something different than a progress b...

I coded for a year. Here are ten lessons

I once had a job where I had to wait for access to the comp...

_____ does not Spark Joy, thank it and discard it.

A

How do you pass the time when you can't fall asleep?

I find that I am better at coding in the morning, and activ...

How do you feel about chasing internet points, badges and the gamification of everything?

I was once a game designer, so I have thought about gamific...

I'm Going Back to being a DEV Community Member

Sometimes it’s really hard to realize you need a change. Ve...

Just moved our online IDE from Cloud9 to VSCode what extensions should we use?

Nice. Prettier, ES Lint, NPM commands also maybez

Why are you learning Elm?

I just feel that syntactic and readability is part of the d...

Frontend vs Backend

Nice write up. This is a great comparison. I see a lot of b...

Book Review: Don't Make Me Think!

What an amazing book! Great write up Desi. Really appreciat...

Svelte: first impressions

Great write up. Svelte is interesting for me. For one, I f...

🔥 Hot Takes 🔥 One Sentence. No Explanation.

I am struggling to find a fruit that does not have a NPM pa...

Things I wish I knew before I got started with CosmosDB

This is great! I actually stared to play with it a few mo...

Just moved our online IDE from Cloud9 to VSCode what extensions should we use?

GitLens is really nice. I also like the Docker extension. ...

What is the worst advice for the newbie?

I think one of the biggest mistakes that are made is learni...

Would you build social images with code?

Great! Let’s see if more people are interested.

My Journey of Go ① (Functions, Variables)

Great intro so far!

Frontend or Front-end ???

Frontend for sure. Though I believe Grammarly corrects me.....

what's the first website/project you made?

I believe my first website was groceries. I built a LOT of ...

I'm building a thoughtful Twitter assistant!

Amazing idea. Love the concept and can’t wait to try it. Co...

Tabs vs Spaces

I was tabs, then tab rendered as 4 spaces, then tab rendere...

Why are you learning Elm?

I can see the appeal, I just feel that it has some unneeded...

Why are you learning Elm?

I will check it out, thank you!

Which is your favourite browser?

I hate the fact I have to develop in Chrome. Recently I swi...

Why are you learning Elm?

I spent some time trying to learn Elm. What I walked away...

How the Tech Industry Discourages Multi-Passionate Folks

Really great write up. I agree with the hiring issue. As ...

What is the hardest thing about learning to code?

That. I agree with everything you said. I found context h...

Question about React

I would start with Next.js as a framework. It brings in Rea...

Gimmicks at work

Amazon Alexa Button to launch the build.... Actually kind...

You Deserve to be a Software Developer

I see this all the time. I can’t tell you how many intervie...

component #8 - Accordion

Use max-height to animate opening and closing. Basically ...

How do you do API versioning?

I have done both of the types you have suggested. Anythin...

What was the most over-hyped software movement?

Dart. They even tried to make dart run native in a browser...

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